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Fauji Cement 9M net profits total PKR2.12bn

09 May 2018, Published under Cement News

According to Board of Directors report of Fauji Cement Co Ltd (FCCL), during the nine-month period ended 31 March 2018, it earned a net profit of PKR2.12bn (US$18.36m)  as compared to PKR1.972bn (US$17m) in the same period last year. FCCL achieved capacity utilisation of 98 per cent, compared to 87 per cent in the corresponding period of the last year. FCCL's local dispatches stood at 2.328Mt, compared to 2.132Mt during the corresponding period of the last year, showing an increase of nin...

Lipetskcement produces 0.684Mt of cement

26 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Lipetskcement, part of the Eurocement Group, produced 684,000t of cement in 2017, representing a rise of 6.8 per cent YoY, and 600,000t of clinker, a YoY increase of 16.1 per cent. Bagged cement output grew by 2.7 per cent YoY to 160,500t. CEM I 42.5N high-quality cement accounted for 478,500t , an increase of 17.5 per cent when compared with 2016. The company’s cement sales advanced by 2.4 per cent YoY to 667,500t with more than 400,000t delivered by road, an increase of 13 per cent ...

Voronezh Cement increases dispatches by 5%

25 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Eurocement-owned Voronezh Cement saw a five per cent YoY advance in its shipments to customers in 2017. Dispatches rose to 1.8Mt by the end of the year. The company increased its cement output by five per cent to 1.808Mt while its clinker production rose by 10 per cent to 1.717Mt when compared with the company’s production figures in 2016.

Nevjansky Tsementnik increases output in 2017

24 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Nevyansky Tsementnik, part of Eurocement, produced 823,339t of clinker and 1Mt of cement in 2017. This represents an increase by seven and 15 per cent, respectively, when compared with 2016. Production and shipment of cement at the plant reached an all-time high in July 2017. Output increased to 121,682t while deliveries were up to 127,284t.

Pakistan's cement industry records highest dispatches in 1Q17

05 October 2017, Published under Cement News

Pakistan cement manufacturers in the first quarter of this fiscal year, July - September 2017 dispatched 10.348Mt of cement – a new record. The country is now well poised to exceed the 40Mt barrier this year, according to data released by the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA), which added that the cement industry is operating at 88.18 per cent of its installed capacity. According to APCMA, the sector dispatched 3.199Mt of cement in September 2017 alone that was 4.61 ...

Brazil eight-month sales update

13 September 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement sales in Brazil for the first eight months of 2017 fell by eight per cent YoY to 35.7Mt, according to preliminary industry data gathered by Sindicato Nacional da Indústria do Cimento (SNIC). In August 2017 alone, sales fell by 0.9 per cent YoY to 5Mt. Sales per working day were down by 0.9 per cent YoY but saw growth of 0.1 per cent compared to July 2017. Cumulative 12 month sales In the 12 months to the end of August 2017, cumulative sales totalled 54.3Mt, 8.8 per cent less th...

Brazilian July sales down 10.5%

16 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Domestic cement sales in Brazil fell by 10.5 per cent in July 2017 to 4.7Mt compared to July 2016, according to data from SNIC, Brazil's national cement industry association. Sales per working day were also down by 10.5 per cent in the YoY comparison, but up by 3.3 per cent compared to June 2017,  Sales per working day were also down by 10.5 YoY, but up by 3.3 per cent compared to June 2017. Apparent consumption (domestic sales + imports) in July 2017 stood at 4.7Mt, down by 10.1 per ce...

Saudi Arabia volumes down 19% in 7M17

14 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Saudi Arabia’s cement sales volumes have dropped by 19 per cent YoY to 28.3Mt during the first seven months of 2017, a report from Al Rajhi Capital reveals. The Saudi Cement sector report added that inventories stood at 33.6t. However, it pointed out that when looking at capacities, inventories and potential demand for each region, the northern region remains the weakest as current inventories represent 118 per cent of regional producers’ dispatches in the last 12 months. For the wester...

Saudi's subdued second quarter

11 August 2017, Published under Cement News

The Saudi Arabian cement industry is continuing to face headwinds with domestic producers reporting a tough second quarter amid the dual impact of lower cement demand and Ramadan season as well as weak price realisation. Welcome relief has come in the form of an increase in July sales and the potential effect of the government's decision to reduce cement export fees by half. Saudi cement producers reported subdued second quarter earnings as the industry has been affected by falling cement ...

Saudi cement sales rise 12% in July

09 August 2017, Published under Cement News

Cement sales of companies operating in Saudi Arabia recorded an increase of 11.53 per cent in July 2017. Sales rose to 3.49Mt in July 2017, compared to 3.13Mt during the same month of the previous year. The companies’ gross production grew by five per cent YoY to 3.37Mt in July 2017 from 3.2Mt, according to a monthly report issued by Yamama Cement Company. On the other hand, cement inventories decreased marginally by 1.96 per cent to 1.1Mt last month, compared to 1.12Mt in July 20...